[Nagiosplug-help] Error: Could not interpret output from ping command
Tom DE BLENDE (GCC)
Tom.DeBlende at dhl.com
Fri Aug 13 05:49:13 CEST 2004
Karl DeBisschop wrote:
> I expect that when it says "could not interpret output," that's what
> it means - you said what OS you were on, I forget which, but it was
> not one of the biggest players on the market, IIRC. So we simply may
> noy have the output messages yet.
That's what I would think too. The OS I'm using is CentOS-3.1
(www.centos.org), a repackaged version of the srpms available from
RHEL-3. So not that exotic.
> Can you run the raw ping that is shown in the output and send the
> reslts to me so I can modify the check_ping code?
[root at gcclo77 bin]# /bin/ping -n -U -c 5 d3178oc1
PING d3178oc1.gcc.dhl.com (10.30.2.251) 56(84) bytes of data.
From 10.30.15.77 icmp_seq=0 Destination Host Unreachable
From 10.30.15.77 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
From 10.30.15.77 icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
From 10.30.15.77 icmp_seq=3 Destination Host Unreachable
From 10.30.15.77 icmp_seq=4 Destination Host Unreachable
--- d3178oc1.gcc.dhl.com ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 0 received, +5 errors, 100% packet loss, time
4000ms, pipe 4
> Meanwhile, while there are possible license issues (i.e., it is not
> GPL) delaying inclsion of check_icmp, you may want to try using it or
> using check_fping insetad of check_ping. License issues aside, all
> reports on check_icmp have been quite positive.
Thanks for the hint.
Tom De Blende
Senior Infrastructure Analyst
DHL European Coordination Center - IT Department
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